Upcycled Vintage Books aka My Version of Restoration Hardware Style

July 19th, 2013 in member junk     
Rustbelt Rustbelt, member
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Rustbelt Treasures version of Restoration Hardwares covered books  
I used handmade paper that I luckily happened upon at a Dollar General Store, Vintage books I found at a local Thrift store, Lace I found in a lot purchase of vintage sewing notions, and artist paper I found on clearance.
The Restoration Hardware version.
I chose vintage books that had pages with an rough and aged look along their edge. I also tried to find books that were as close as possible in width and height, to look like a set of books.
I printed a Vintage French postage image from Pinterest for the labels along the spines of the books. For these labels I used the artist paper. I hope you will give this project a try, its quick and easy.
Rustbelt Treasures version of Restoration Hardwares covered books   Rustbelt Treasures version of Restoration Hardwares' covered books  

Upcycled Vintage Books My version of the Restoration Hardware Books for home decor
Pattern or design used: My own design - Rustbelt Treasures
posted in: member junk, vintage, house wear, french country, vintage books, restoration hardware, handmade paper, vintage lace, old white

Comments (3)

JunkArchitect writes: Must classier than the RH version.

Jim

Posted: 9:09 am on July 24th
Silvertips writes: great project Did you remove the covers or just 'paper' over them? Posted: 11:01 am on July 23rd
gadgetsponge writes: You did a great job. I like yours better. The RH version looks a little moldy. Haha Posted: 8:10 am on July 22nd
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